Politics

The Wonder of TV Debates

Paul Krugman shakes his head.

Apparently, You Can't be Gay and Work for Romney

The resignation of Richard Grenell is a sign that the former Massachusetts governor will cave to anti-gay forces.

Virginia Is Still Obama Territory, For Now

The president is doing very well in the Old Dominion.

Romney Accuses Obama of Being Romney

The former Massachusetts governor has accused the president of taking from the poor to give to the well-off.

Why Romney Won't Pick Condi

Republicans won't make it that easy for Democrats to relitigate the Bush years.

Mitt Romney, Not Quite As Tough As Jimmy Carter

What Carter really did.

Scott Walker Raises More Than Newt Gingrich

The Wisconsin governor is rolling in cash as he turns his recall fight into a national cause célèbre for conservative and Tea Party groups.

The Case for Just Giving Money to People, Part Infinity

In the current economic environment, we might be best served by just giving a check to young people.

The Opportunity Society

What real opportunity looks like.

Obama Jabs Romney on Outsourcing and Swiss Bank Accounts

Step one in the Obama campaign's attempt to portray their opponent as a heartless corporate raider.

Rove Goes Mean Girls on Obama

A new attack ad brings an air of hipster bashing into the conservative narrative that Obama's too cool to lead the country.

The Prospect's Crisis

Time is short.

The Bin Laden Question

Is it fair game for Obama to tout the killing of Osama bin Laden as an accomplishment?

How Will Mitt Govern?

A few thoughts on what we can expect from the former Massachusetts governor.

This Should Be Good News for Texas Planned Parenthood (But Isn't)

A judge grants an injunction after lawmakers exclude the organization from the state's Women's Health Program—but if the lawsuit is successful, the state may shut down the whole program.

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